Conservation Options

Conservation Easements A conservation easement is a legal agreement between a landowner and a land trust or government agency that permanently limits uses of the land to protect its conservation values. It allows you to continue to own and use your land and to sell it or pass it on to heirs. When you donate…

Conservation Easement Process

Process of Accepting a Conservation Easement  The main steps in accepting an easement include: General information seeking to decide whether a conservation easement is appropriate for a landowners needs. Discussion of these needs and desires with the Alaska Farmland Trust Corporation (AFTC), including public benefit and stewardship funding. Initial and limited inspection of the land…